This course is designed to increase your knowledge of architectural wood door construction needed for product specification. The course will cover door components and construction, manufacturing processes, core options, door assembly, face materials, and finish options, as well as industry standards.
The definition of a green or sustainable home has broadened and deepened over the decades. Experience, knowledge, and innovations developed by architects, contractors, and manufacturers have produced a set of criteria which signals that a house is thoughtfully designed and built. During a renovation, features and assets that were not considered when the home was first built can now be included. Those sustainable criteria to consider specifying in a renovation include durability, energy efficiency, comfort, and health. We’ll start out discussing each of them as they apply to windows and patio doors, and clarify the details that make a window efficient.
The Importance of Wall Assembly Systems in Moisture Management for Multi-Family, Mixed-Use and Light Commercial Buildings (print version)
This course will discuss moisture management and the value of properly flashed wall assembly systems. It will cover how moisture impacts building durability and the mechanics of moisture movement. The course will identify common design defects that lead to moisture problems, as well as details and wall assemblies that will provide better moisture management. The course will also cover ASTM E2112 methods for flashing openings.
Thin, large format porcelain panels provide all of the beneficial characteristics of porcelain tile but in a product that is less than ¼ inch thick and lighter in weight. Its technical capabilities allow it to be used in more interior and exterior applications, it is more environmentally friendly than thicker and heavier products, and it is appropriate for use in both new construction and renovation projects. This course will cover the characteristics of thin, large format porcelain tile, interior and exterior applications, specification and installation considerations, and green building contributions of the product.
Create data intelligence to maximize loyalty within your channel and profitability for your incentive strategy.
At St. Rita’s Regional Medical Center they incorporated a custom water feature in their healthcare facility that brings a soothing calmness to its visitors.
Help keep operating and maintenance budgets in check – get a better understanding of how upgrading lighting in streets, public buildings, walkways, parking structures and common areas will help.
Housing is the root and stalk of civilization, yet the current American standard is a highly defective, regressive, underperforming product. We can do better. If we’re going to house ourselves in the manner that reflects the hopes and capabilities of the 21st century, then we need to change everything.
This course looks at how to optimize multifamily energy efficiency savings using psychosocial research results. It will help you understand the value of uncovering program participant’s intrinsic motivations. Finally, this course will help you to see how NYSERDA’s multifamily program reflected deep human insights in messaging and engagement strategies designed to support the complex set of actions associated with deep retrofit programs.
This course will teach the learners about stormwater in Seattle. It will discuss the Seattle 2030 District and 2030 Water Goal and calculator.